
Term V  Course #  Course Name  Lecture  Lab  Study  Credit 

Hum  Humanities
 3  0  6  3  CH 360  Spectra and StructureInterpretation of infrared, ultraviolet, nuclear magnetic resonance, and mass spectra. Emphasis is on the use of these spectroscopic methods in identification and structure determination of organic compounds. Corequisites:CH 243Organic Chemistry I (306)(LectureLabStudy Hours) Principles of descriptive organic chemistry; structural theory; reactions of aliphatic compounds; and stereochemistry. Close 
Prerequisites:CH 241Organic Chemistry I (000)
(LectureLabStudy Hours) Principles of descriptive organic chemistry; structural theory; reactions of aliphatic compounds; stereochemistry. Laboratory includes introduction to organic reaction and separation techniques, reactions of functional groups, synthesis. Close 
Close  3  0  6  3  CH 362  Instrumental Analysis I  Spectroscopy and ChromatographyTheoretical and experimental approach to spectroscopy and chromatography. Includes ultraviolet, visible and infrared absorption by molecules, emission spectroscopy, nuclear magnetic resonance, mass spectroscopy and gasliquid and highperformance chromatography. Prerequisites:CH 116, General Chemistry II (306)
(LectureLabStudy Hours) Phase equilibria, properties of solutions, chemical equilibrium, strong and weak acids and bases, buffer solutions and titrations, solubility, thermodynamics, electrochemistry, properties of the elements and nuclear chemistry. Close 
CH 118General Chemistry Laboratory II (031)
(LectureLabStudy Hours) Laboratory work to accompany CH 116: analytical techniques properties of solutions, chemical and phase equilibria, acidbase titrations, thermodynamic properties, electrochemical cells, and properties of chemical elements. Close 
Close  3  4  8  4  CH 421  Chemical DynamicsChemical kinetics, solution theories with applications to separation processes, electrolytes, polyelectrolytes, regular solutions and phase equilibria, and laboratory practice in the measurements of physical properties and rate processes. Prerequisites:CH 321, Thermodynamics (306)
(LectureLabStudy Hours) Laws of thermodynamics, thermodynamic functions, and the foundations of statistical thermodynamics. The chemical potential is applied to phase equilibria, chemical reaction equilibria, and solution theory, for both ideal and real systems. Close 
MA 221, Differential Equations (408)
(LectureLabStudy Hours) Ordinary differential equations of first and second order, homogeneous and nonhomogeneous equations; improper integrals, Laplace transforms; review of infinite series, series solutions of ordinary differential equations near an ordinary point; boundaryvalue problems; orthogonal functions; Fourier series; separation of variables for partial differential equations. Close 
E 234Thermodynamics (306)
(LectureLabStudy Hours) Concepts of heat and work; First and Second Laws for closed and open systems including steady processes and cycles; thermodynamic properties of substances and interrelationships; phase change and phase equilibrium; chemical reactions and chemical equilibrium; representative applications. Introduction to energy conversion systems, including direct energy conversion in fuelcells, photovoltaic systems, etc. Close 
Close  3  4  6  4  CH 484  Introduction to Molecular GeneticsIntroduction to the study of molecular basis of inheritance. Starts with classical Mendelian genetics and proceeds to the study and function of DNA, gene expression and regulation in prokaryotes and eukaryotes, genome dynamics and the role of genes in development, and cancer. All topics include discussions of current research advances. Accompanied by laboratory section that explores the lecture topics in standard wet laboratory experiments and in computer simulations. Prerequisites:CH 381, Cell Biology (337)
(LectureLabStudy Hours) The structure and function of the cell and its subcellular organelles is studied. Biological macromolecules, enzymes, biomembranes, biological transport, bioenergetics, DNA replication, protein synthesis and secretion, motility, and cancer are covered. Cell biology experiments and interactive computer simulation exercises are conducted in the laboratory. Close 
CH 281Biology and Biotechnology (306)
(LectureLabStudy Hours) Biological principles and their physical and chemical aspects are explored at the cellular and molecular level. Major emphasis is placed on cell structure, the processes of energy conversion by plant and animal cells, genetics and evolution, and applications to biotechnology. Close 
Close  3  3  7  4   Total  15  11  33  18 
 Term VI  Course #  Course Name  Lecture  Lab  Study  Credit 

Hum  Humanities
 3  0  6  3  MA 222  Probability and StatisticsIntroduces the essentials of probability theory and elementary statistics. Lectures and assignments greatly stress the manifold applications of probability and statistics to computer science, production management, quality control, and reliability. Contents include: descriptive statistics, pictorial and tabular methods, and measures of location and of variability; sample space and events, probability axioms, and counting techniques; conditional probability and independence, and Bayes' formula; discrete random variables, distribution functions and moments, and binomial and Poisson distributions; continuous random variables, densities and moments, normal, gamma, and exponential and Weibull distributions unions; distribution of the sum and average of random samples; the Central Limit Theorem; confidence intervals for the mean and the variance; hypothesis testing and pvalues, and applications for the mean; simple linear regression, and estimation of and inference about the parameters; and correlation and prediction in a regression model. Prerequisites:MA 116 or Calculus II (408)
(LectureLabStudy Hours) Continues from MA 115 with improper integrals, infinite series, Taylor series, and Taylor polynomials. Vectors operations in 3space, mathematical descriptions of lines and planes, and singlevariable calculus for parametric curves. Introduction to calculus for functions of two or more variables including graphical representations, partial derivatives, the gradient vector, directional derivatives, applications to optimization, and double integrals in rectangular and polar coordinates. Close 
MA 124Calculus of Two Variables (408)
(LectureLabStudy Hours)
Partial derivatives, the tangent plane and linear approximation, the gradient and directional derivatives, the chain rule, implicit differentiation, extreme values, application to optimization, double integrals in rectangular coordinates. This is a seven week course. Close 
Close  3  0  6  3  PEP 242  Modern PhysicsSimple harmonic motion, oscillations and pendulums; Fourier analysis; wave properties; waveparticle dualism; the Schrödinger equation and its interpretation; wave functions; the Heisenberg uncertainty principle; quantum mechanical tunneling and application; quantum mechanics of a particle in a "box," the hydrogen atom; electronic spin; properties of many electron atoms; atomic spectra; principles of lasers and applications; electrons in solids; conductors and semiconductors; the np junction and the transistor; properties of atomic nuclei; radioactivity; fusion and fission. Spring Semester. Prerequisites:PEP 112, and Electricity and Magnetism (306)
(LectureLabStudy Hours) Coulomb’s law, concepts of electric field and potential, Gauss’ law, capacitance, current and resistance, DC and RC transient circuits, magnetic fields, Ampere’s law, Faraday’s law of induction, inductance, A/C circuits, electromagnetic oscillations, Maxwell’s equations and electromagnetic waves. Close 
MA 221Differential Equations (408)
(LectureLabStudy Hours) Ordinary differential equations of first and second order, homogeneous and nonhomogeneous equations; improper integrals, Laplace transforms; review of infinite series, series solutions of ordinary differential equations near an ordinary point; boundaryvalue problems; orthogonal functions; Fourier series; separation of variables for partial differential equations. Close 
Close  3  0  6  3  CH 461  Instrumental Analysis II  ElectrochemistryTheory and practice of electrochemical methods in analytical chemistry. Includes potentiometry, coulometry, amperometry, polarography, voltammetry, conductivity, etc. Prerequisites:CH 116, General Chemistry II (306)
(LectureLabStudy Hours) Phase equilibria, properties of solutions, chemical equilibrium, strong and weak acids and bases, buffer solutions and titrations, solubility, thermodynamics, electrochemistry, properties of the elements and nuclear chemistry. Close 
CH 118General Chemistry Laboratory II (031)
(LectureLabStudy Hours) Laboratory work to accompany CH 116: analytical techniques properties of solutions, chemical and phase equilibria, acidbase titrations, thermodynamic properties, electrochemical cells, and properties of chemical elements. Close 
Close  3  4  8  4  CH 580  Biochemistry I  Cellular Metabolism and RegulationDiscussions include metabolic pathways in biosynthesis and catabolism of biomolecules, including carbohydrates, proteins, lipids, and nucleic acids. The hormonal regulation of metabolism, as well as vitamin metabolism, is presented. Prerequisites:CH 242Organic Chemistry II (000)
(LectureLabStudy Hours) Continuation of Ch 241; reactions of aromatic compounds; infrared and nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy; laboratory work in synthesis, spectroscopy, and chromatographic separation techniques. Close 
Close  3  0  6  3   Total  15  4  32  16 
 Term VII  Course #  Course Name  Lecture  Lab  Study  Credit 

Hum  Humanities
 3  0  6  3  MGT 244  MicroeconomicsThe focus of this course is on the behavior of and interactions between individual participants in the economic system. In addition to providing a theoretical basis for the analysis of these economic questions, the course also develops applications of these theories to a number of current problems. Topics include: the nature of economic decisions, the theory of market processes, models of imperfect competition, public policy towards competition, the allocation of factors of production, discrimination, poverty and earnings, and energy. Close  3  0  0  3  CH 662  Separation Methods in Analytical and Organic Chemistry (1)An advanced course applying principles and theory to problems in chemical analysis. Theory of separations, including distillation, chromatography, and ultracentrifugation; heterogeneity and surface effects; and sampling and its problems. Close  3  0  6  3  CH 666  Modern Mass Spectrometry (1)A comprehensive handson course covering both fundamentals and modern aspects of mass spectrometry, with emphasis on biological and biochemical applications. Topics include: contemporary methods of gas phase ion formation [electron ionization (EI), chemical ionization (CI), inductively coupled plasma (ICP), fast atom bombardment (FAB), plasma desorption (PD), electrospray (ESI), atmospheric pressure chemical ionization (APCI), matrix assisted laser desorption ionization (MALDI), detection (electron and photomultipliers, and array detectors), and mass analysis [magnetic deflection, quadrupole, ion trap, time of flight (TOF), and Fouriertransform (FTMS)]. Detailed interpretation of organic mass spectra for structural information, with special emphasis on evenelectronion fragmentation. Qualitative and quantitative applications in environmental, biological, pharmacological, forensic, and geochemical sciences. Close  3  4  6  4  CH 496 OR CH 498  Chemistry Project I (2)Participation in a small group project, under the guidance of a faculty member, whose prior approval is required. Experimentation, application of chemical knowledge and developmental research leading to the implementation of a working chemical process. Individual or group written report required. Close OR Chemical Research I Individual research project under the guidance of a chemistry faculty member, whose prior approval is required. A written report in acceptable journal format and an oral presentation are required at the end of the project. Close  0  8  4  3   Total  12  12  22  16 
 Term VIII  Course #  Course Name  Lecture  Lab  Study  Credit 

Hum  Humanities
 3  0  6  3  CH 660  Advanced Instrumental Analysis (3)Advanced treatment of the theory and practice of spectrometric methods (mass spectrometry, nuclear magnetic resonance, etc.) and electroanalytical methods with emphasis on Fourier Transform techniques (FTIR, FTNMR, etc.) and hyphenated methods (gcms, etc.), the instrumentsample interaction, and signal sampling. A survey of computational methods, such as factor analysis and other chemometric methods is also included. Prerequisites:CH 362Instrumental Analysis I  Spectroscopy and Chromatography (348)
(LectureLabStudy Hours) Theoretical and experimental approach to spectroscopy and chromatography. Includes ultraviolet, visible and infrared absorption by molecules, emission spectroscopy, nuclear magnetic resonance, mass spectroscopy and gasliquid and highperformance chromatography. Close 
Close  3  0  0  3  CH 412  Inorganic Chemistry ILecture and laboratory; ionic solids, lattice energy, and factors determining solubility; thermodynamics in inorganic synthesis and analysis; acidbase equilibria; and systematic chemistry of the halogens and other nonmetals. Prerequisites:CH 362, Instrumental Analysis I  Spectroscopy and Chromatography (348)
(LectureLabStudy Hours) Theoretical and experimental approach to spectroscopy and chromatography. Includes ultraviolet, visible and infrared absorption by molecules, emission spectroscopy, nuclear magnetic resonance, mass spectroscopy and gasliquid and highperformance chromatography. Close 
CH 322Theoretical Chemistry (306)
(LectureLabStudy Hours) Quantum mechanics of molecular systems are developed. The techniques of approximation methods are employed for molecular binding and spectroscopic transitions. Examples are taken from infrared, visible, ultraviolet, microwave, and nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy. Close 
Close  3  4  8  4  CH 582  Biophysical ChemistryThe relationship of the chemical and physical structure of biological macromolecules to their biological functions as derived from osmotic pressure, viscosity, light and Xray scatting, diffusion, ultracentrifugation, and electrophoresis. The course is subdivided into: 1) properties, functions, and interrelations of biological macromolecules, e.g., polysaccharides, proteins, and nucleic acids; 2) correlation of physical properties of macromolecules in solution; 3) conformational properties of proteins and nucleic acids; and 4) aspects of metal ions in biological systems. Prerequisites:CH 421Chemical Dynamics (346)
(LectureLabStudy Hours) Chemical kinetics, solution theories with applications to separation processes, electrolytes, polyelectrolytes, regular solutions and phase equilibria, and laboratory practice in the measurements of physical properties and rate processes. Close 
Close  3  0  6  3  CH 497 OR CH 499  Chemistry Project II (2) Participation in a small group project, under the guidance of a faculty member, whose prior approval is required. Experimentation, application of chemical knowledge and developmental research leading to the implementation of a working chemical process. Individual or group written report required.
Close OR Chemical Research II Individual research project under the guidance of a chemistry faculty member, whose prior approval is required. A written report in acceptable journal format and an oral presentation are required at the end of the project. Close  0  8  4  3   Total  12  12  24  16 
 